Eligibility & Prerequisites

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the DPT degree program, you must have:

  • Earned a baccalaureate degree
  • Completed majority of the prerequisites courses listed below
  • Achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in science, combined math and science, and prerequisite coursework
  • Demonstrated a commitment to a career in physical therapy

Prerequisite Coursework

  • One year chemistry sequence with labs (8 semester credits)
  • One year physics sequence with labs (8 semester credits)
  • One year biology courses for science majors (6 semester credits)
  • One course in anatomy with lab and one course in physiology with lab OR a two-course sequence in anatomy and physiology with labs (8 semester credits)
  • One course in psychology (3 semester credits)
  • One course in statistics (3 semester credits)

At the time of application, you must have completed half the required courses and provided a plan for how all requirements will be met prior to enrollment.

We recommend, but do not require, that you also complete courses in English composition, abnormal psychology, and trigonometry.

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